How to Improve Thickness of Hair Naturally

Hair Thickness

Long and thick hairs are assets for women and are considered the sign of beauty but on the other hand, baldness or hair thinning is also the most common problem. One who experiences hair loss wants to get rid of this condition as soon as possible because it has a bad impact on the aesthetic appearance. There are many factors that contribute to causing hair thinning like emotional or physical stress, hormonal imbalance, using wrong hair care products and heredity. Whatever the reasons are, the important thing to know is that you need not spend money on expensive treatments as natural remedies can help you get voluminous and thicker hair.


A regular protein treatment is the most effective way to get thicker and stronger hair. The best method for nourishing your hair with protein is using eggs. You can use eggs separately and can mix them with other ingredients like oil also. Take one or two eggs, as per your need, and beat them well. Apply them to wet hairs and leave them on for about half an hour and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo. Another option is mixing egg yolk with the hair oil that you use and applying it on your scalp. Following these remedies once or twice a week will help you get thicker hair.


Avocado is rich in vitamin E that keeps your hair strong by keeping hair shafts healthy and has moisturizing properties that give body to your hair. There are several different ways of using avocado for thinning hair. Make a mixture of mashed avocado and banana and one tablespoon of olive oil. Massage this mixture on your scalp, leave it for about thirty minutes and then rinse it using shampoo. Another option is using avocado as a hair mask. For making a mask, mix two tablespoons of wheat germ oil with mashed avocado. Apply this mask on freshly shampooed hair, leave for about 20 minutes, and then wash it thoroughly.


Fenugreek is an effective natural remedy for many problems and is very helpful for hair thinning also. It is rich in vitamins that improve blood circulation and stimulate hair follicles. It can be used in a variety of ways as a remedy for hair thinning. Soak fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Grind this mixture in the morning applies the vitamin-rich paste on the scalp. You can mix this paste with yogurt also. Leave it on your scalp for thirty minutes and then wash it.

Olive oil

Olive oil will give body to your hair and will make them soft and healthy. Use warm olive oil for massaging your scalp and shampoo your hair after 30 to 45 minutes. Leaving oil on your scalp overnight and washing the next morning is also a good option. Using olive oil with honey is also a good option.

Castor oil

Castor oil is also very beneficial for thinning hairs. Castor oil is rich in vitamin E and fatty acids that promote hair growth. You can use castor oil alone or can mix it with coconut oil. Heat the mixture slightly and apply it on the scalp. Leave it there for about an hour and then shampoo your hair as usual.

Coconut oil

Coconut oil is also an effective natural remedy for thinning hair. Coconut oil can be used separately or you can also mix with other natural ingredients. Add about 4 tablespoons of coconut oil with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and massage your scalp with this mixture for about 10 to 15 minutes. Leave it on your scalp for about an hour for better results.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is another very popular ingredient that can be used to enjoy thicker and healthier hair. Aloe Vera has moisturizing properties that are effective for hair and it also restores the pH level of the scalp. Aloe can be used in various ways for the thickening of hairs. Apply aloe gel directly in your scalp and wash it with lukewarm water after thirty minutes. Using it with coconut milk is also a good option. Leave this mixture on your scalp for about half an hour and then rinse it off using shampoo. Oral use of Aloe Vera is also good for hair growth and thickness.

Onion juice

Onion juice is also an effective remedy for thinning hair. It decreases hair breakage and promotes hair growth by increasing blood circulation and decreasing inflammation of hair follicles. Onion juice is rich in sulfur and has antioxidant properties also. Lightly massage your scalp with onion juice, leave it there for about thirty minutes to an hour and then wash it. It makes hair thicker and healthy by stimulating hair follicles.


Like an onion, garlic has also high sulfur content and this is the reason it is also used in hair re-growth medicines. Crush few garlic cloves and boil them with coconut oil for a few minutes. Leave this mixture to cool and massage your scalp with it. After about thirty minutes, wash your hair. Follow this remedy twice a week.

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a quick and more effective hair thinning remedy as compared to other options. It is rich in vitamins and nutrients.  Apple cider vinegar not only adds volume to your hair but also decreases hair breakage and promotes hair growth. How you can use it for thinning hair? Wash your hair and pour apple cider vinegar on your head as a hair rinse. Leave it there and dry your hair as usual. You will notice an instant thickness in your hair after using this remedy.

Baking soda

Use baking soda to wash your hair instead of shampoo as it will not leave residue behind and is more effective. It stimulates hair follicles and the exfoliation provided by baking soda boosts hair growth. To wash your hair with baking soda, mix 3 to 4 tablespoons of baking soda with about a cup of water and use this mixture in place of shampoo.

Try these time-tested natural remedies and enjoy thick and long locks that you always wished to


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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